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Virendra I. (V.) Patel, MD

Associate Program Director, General Surgery Residency

  • Phone: 617-643-6110
Departments
Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
Department of Surgery

Specialties

  • Heart Center
  • Thoracic Aortic Center
  • Vascular Center
  • Vascular & Endovascular Surgery
Clinical Interests
Thoracoabdominal and complex aortic aneurysms
Aortic dissection
Abdominal aortic aneurysms and aortoiliac disease
Cerebrovascular disease
Renal or mesenteric vascular diseases
Diabetic foot and ulcer treatment
Venous insufficiency and varicose veins
Deep venous thrombosis
Peripheral vascular disease (PVD)
Thoracic outlet syndrome (TOS)
Locations
Boston: Massachusetts General Hospital
Danvers: The Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
Medical Education
MD, Tufts University School of Medicine
Residency, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center
Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital
Board Certifications
Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Vascular Surgery, American Board of Surgery
Gender
Male
Foreign Languages
Gujarati
Patient Age Group
Adult
Accepting New Patients
Yes

BiographyDr. Virendra Patel is on staff in the Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery at Mass General. Dr. Patel came to Mass General in 2006 as a clinical fellow and in 2008 joined the Department of Surgery as an Instructor in Surgery at Harvard Medical School. Dr. Patel's practice involves management of the full spectrum of vascular disease and he performs both open and endovascular (minimally invasive) arterial and venous surgery. His clinical interests include treatment of complex thoracic and abdominal aneurysms and dissections. Additional clinical interests include cerbrovascular disease, renovascular disease, mesenteric arterial disease, peripheral arterial disease, diabetic foot management, and venous disease. Dr. Patel's research focuses on clinical outcomes of open and endovascular surgery. Dr. Patel's residency at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center included a NIH-NRSA vascular surgery research fellowship. A graduate of Tufts University School of Medicine, Dr. Patel is currently a MPH candidate at the Harvard School of Public Health.

Publications

1.   Circulation. 2003;108:1113-1118.
Blood.  2004;104(8):2376-2384.
Hepatology.  2005;42:156-164.
FASEB J. 2006;20(9):1418-30.
Transplant Proc.  2006;38(10):3225-7.
Journal of Vascular Surgery.  October 2007; 46:738-42.
Journal of Vascular Surgery.  2008;48:701-8.
Journal of  Vascular Surgery.  2008;48:872-7.
Journal of Vascular Surgery.  2009;49(6):1480-9.

Vascular Disease, Diabetes and Foot Ulcerations

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Division of Vascular and Endovascular Surgery
15 Parkman Street
Boston, MA 02114-3117

Phone: 617-643-6110
Fax: 617-643-6111

Mass General/North Shore Center for Outpatient Care
104 Endicott Street
Danvers, MA 01923-3623

Phone: 978-882-6262